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Sure, we all like our open-world games big, but how you'd like to explore a map that's a big bigger than what you're used to. How about a game world that's... oh, I don't know... the entire Earth? That might sound a bit crazy, but thanks to the new Outerra engine, it might be happening sooner than you think.
If you'd like to experience Outerra firsthand, you can download the newly released tech demo from the official website. You can putz around with the basics for free by clicking the small "Demo Mode" link in the lower righthand corner, but if you want to try out some of Anteworld's gameier features, you'll need to put up $15 for a pre-order. It's a bit pricey for what you get right now, but future updates should make it worthwhile, and it's always nice to support a talented dev team.
Our idea is to make a kind of earth re-colonization game, where players start to build on our home planet again, after being forced to withdraw from it a long time ago (for whatever reason) to space or underground, taking documentation and conserving some existing machines & vehicles so that they can kick-start the civilization again when it will be possible. Upon reentry the effects of previous human civilization will be long since eradicated, with nature reclaiming the cities and almost everything else man created, but players will start with modern tools and vehicles preserved from our contemporary or a slightly more advanced age.